Capacity North Africa 2019
15-17 April 2019 | Egypt Cairo
THE MATURING AFRICAN MARKET – BOOSTING REGIONAL CONNECTIVITY TO POWER NORTH AFRICAN EXPANSION
- New terrestrial networks – how are the diverse routes and new technologies set to serve regional data demands?
- Cape to Cairo – how is the project building greater intra-African network connectivity?
- Who are the potential market entrants eyeing up the North African market?
- How have strong communication links and partnerships with Europe cultivated North Africa’s wholesale market and infrastructure development?
- Connecting with European hubs – how important is it to harbour relationships with Southern European landing points as the North African market continues to mature?
UNLOCKING FUTURE GROWTH FOR REGIONAL CARRIER NEUTRAL DATA CENTRE FACILITIES
- What does one need to consider when building a new data centre?
- Historically, what factors have acted as a barrier to data centre development in North Africa?
- A healthy ecosystem for data centres – why is the regional market a good environment for investors?
- Understanding the driving forces behind the regions appetite for data centre growth
- Experiential learning – what can we learn of the North African data centre market from those with established facilities in the region?
- How might the growth in regional facilities equate to new-fangled investment from content providers?
FIRESIDE CHAT: HOW IS EGYPT LEVERAGING ITS GEOGRAPHICAL ADVANTAGES TO POSITION ITSELF AS A TRANSCONTINENTAL TELECOMS HUB?
- How has Egypt positioned itself as a strategically important communications transit route for African, European and the Middle Eastern markets?
- Friend and foe – an update from those who operate a network in Egypt on working with the competition and their future business strategy
- How is the country embracing new connectivity projects to meet the mounting bandwidth and low latency demands?
- Navigating regulator relationships – advice on establishing an effective dialogue with Government bodies
- What has Egypt achieved in positioning itself as a driving force in regional technological development?
COFFEE & NETWORKING
MEETING THE RISING-TIDE OF DATA DEMANDS WITH HIGH CAPACITY SUBSEA CABLE PROJECTS
- New cable offerings – exploring the diverse pathways and their cost saving attributes
- Which new cable systems set to offer the capacity required to meet exponential bandwidth demand?
- How are landlocked countries benefitting from the influx of new subsea infrastructures?
- Data centres vs. cable landing stations – exploring the options on offer in optimising new subsea systems
- The threat of attack – what measures can be implemented to protect systems from potential perpetrators?
PRESENTATIONS: CABLE UPDATES FROM NEW REGIONAL CABLES LAUNCHING IN 2019/2020
Case Study 1: AFRICA-1
Confirmed speaker: Mohamed Dahshory, Global Projects & Submarine Cable Development Director, TELECOM EGYPT
Case Study 2: PEACE
Confirmed speaker: Mohamed Nasr, VP, Cable Innovation, Planning and Management, PCCW GLOBAL
Case Study 3: DARE-1
Confirmed speaker: Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed, International Business Director, DJIBOUTI TELECOM
LAYING THE FOUNDATIONS TO FOSTER CONTENT PROVIDER INVESTMENT IN NORTH AFRICA
- How is the region opening up and becoming more transparent to content providers?
- What are the ambitions of the content providers considering establishing a presence in North Africa?
- Identifying key takeaways from successful international content driven cable builds
- What is the impact of forging closer relationships between content providers and carriers in North Africa?
COFFEE & NETWORKING
FIGHTING FRAUD THROUGH PROTECTIVE PARTNERSHIPS
- Getting to the root of the problem – what is fuelling fraudulent routes in the region?
- What can operators do to work in a collaborative way to mitigate grey routes?
- What has been accomplished so far in the way of minimising both fraudulent routes and greater network breaches?
- Encouraging a united front – what can be done to ensure the whole community is both accountable and responsible for alleviating illegal activity?
- Anti-fraud solutions – what platforms are on offer to safeguard those vulnerable to fraud?
THE END OF CAPACITY NORTH AFRICA 2019
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